Re: GNOME-0.20 and egcs

Martin Baulig <> writes:

> On 11 Jun 1998, Tom Tromey wrote:
> > I agree this would be nice.  I think it ought to go in Gtk, though,
> > and not Gnome.

Of course.  I'll have a look at it this weekend.

> Sorry for the silly question: But what *is* a ``wheeled mouse'' ?

It's a mouse where the middle button is a wheel.  A typical
application would be scrolling in Netscape: I can move my finger down,
turning the wheel, and the page moves up, scrolling down the page.
The wheel is typically some kind of rubber, so it's pretty easy to

On the one I've got, you can also press the wheel to get a middle
mouse button event.  That's not as convenient as pressing an ordinary
button, but the extra functionality of the wheel is worth the
inconvenience.  I miss not having a wheel when I'm at work!

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